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Copper alloy chatelaine: at top rectangular openwork girdle-hanger with central wheeled cross decorated with punched circles and ring-and-dots; at top a triangular frame; three suspension loops beneath for chains of twisted wire rods looped at ends for suspension; sub-pendants a cast flat equal-armed cross and copper alloy Celtic coin hanging from it.
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1stC BC early (coin)
Length: 43 centimetres (surviving)
- Curator's comments
- Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
near Mainz, Rheinland Pfalz, Germany; nos. 1873,0805.1-14 'all discovered together'
Select details from unpublished Summary Catalogue by Marion Archibald, John Kent and Nicholas Lowick, Department of Coins and Medals, British Museum. no. 127.
'Potin coin attributed to Sequani: early 1st century BC, Gallic.
Obv. head to left
Rev. plunging animal to left, derived from butting bull of Massalia.
Ref. de la Tour, 'Atlas de monnaies gauloises', Paris 1892.'
- Not on display
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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